December Writing Prompts, Journal, Choice Board, Centers | Winter Activities

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This non-holiday specific pack is perfect to help students practice all three writing genres expected: opinion, informative, and narrative. These December prompts are seasonal and relate to what students are experiencing this month!

This set includes a printable AND digital version to use with Google Classroom™.

There are 21 prompts in all, 7 for each writing genre. There are 3 different rubrics to use to assess each of the different genres of writing. Since prompts are not specific to ANY holiday it is inclusive for ALL students!

Included are modeled writing examples of completed graphic organizers and prompts for each genre. Perfect to share with your students and analyze and annotate together. Using these is a great way to show students how to write to each genre and how to effectively use graphic organizers!

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This pack can be easily infused into ANY writing program and will save you so much time when it comes to planning this month!

With 21 prompts and a choice board, you can have your students write to each topic in their writing journal each day, use as daily writing, assessments, challenge task, or any way you want.

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*Opinion Writing*

✓Classroom Poster

✓Student Graphic Organizer

✓Student Checklist

✓Teacher Rubric

✓Modeled Writing of graphic organizer and prompt

✓7 Student Prompts (full page and cut a prompt form)

*Informative Writing*

✓Classroom Poster

✓Student Graphic Organizer

✓Student Checklist

✓Teacher Rubric

✓Student Note Taking Sheet

✓Modeled Writing of graphic organizer and prompt

✓7 Student Prompts (full page and cut a prompt form)

*Narrative Writing*

✓Classroom Poster

✓2 Different Student Graphic Organizer

✓Student Checklist

✓Teacher Rubric

✓Modeled Writing of graphic organizer and prompt

✓7 Student Prompts (full page and cut a prompt form)


✓Extra Lined Paper (plain and seasonal)

✓Teacher Suggestions

✓Choice Board with all prompts

✓Digital Link and Directions to use with Google

Recent Feedback on this Product:

"These prompts were really fun and I loved the no prep!"

"This resource was great for guiding our writing and even provided great pieces for our winter bulletin board!"

"This is very organized and so well put together. I can't wait to use it with my fifth graders!"

"Best $ spent! Thanks."

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.


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